The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 57 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.56% 3.79% 2.65%
As % of the System Software category 17.95% 23.08% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +33.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.86%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
78 117 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.71% 16.41% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 29
Average daily rate £400 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £155 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £9.00 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (66.00%) Windows
3 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 24 (48.00%) NetApp
5 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
6 19 (38.00%) Hyper-V
7 18 (36.00%) iSCSI
7 18 (36.00%) Linux
8 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.00%) NFS
10 14 (28.00%) SLA
10 14 (28.00%) HP
10 14 (28.00%) SAN
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (18.00%) MCSE
15 8 (16.00%) UNIX
15 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
15 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
15 8 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (14.00%) CentOS
16 7 (14.00%) Finance
16 7 (14.00%) Migration
16 7 (14.00%) Ubuntu
17 6 (12.00%) Change Management
17 6 (12.00%) Cisco

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Apache
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) CICS
5 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) iSCSI
2 14 (28.00%) SAN
3 8 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (8.00%) LDAP
6 3 (6.00%) Broadband
6 3 (6.00%) SMTP
6 3 (6.00%) Internet
6 3 (6.00%) Firewall
6 3 (6.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.00%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) OLTP
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) International Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 10 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Storage Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Support
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.00%) EMC Centera
3 3 (6.00%) CESG
3 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) UNIX
6 7 (14.00%) CentOS
6 7 (14.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (8.00%) Windows 2000
8 4 (8.00%) Windows NT
9 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.00%) AIX
9 2 (4.00%) Solaris
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (14.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) Change Control
4 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) CRM
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.00%) Release Management
8 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
2 1 (2.00%) VB
2 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (18.00%) MCSE
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) MCP
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (30.00%) NFS
4 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.00%) Squid
5 4 (8.00%) Postfix
5 4 (8.00%) Sendmail
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
2 5 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.00%) SCSM
4 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (48.00%) NetApp
3 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.00%) HP
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 6 (12.00%) EMC
5 6 (12.00%) Intel
5 6 (12.00%) Citrix
6 5 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 5 (10.00%) Lumension
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (6.00%) F5
8 3 (6.00%) Brocade
8 3 (6.00%) McAfee
8 3 (6.00%) Sophos
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Remedy
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